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38353
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereach 1818......
Date: 1820 22 July
Place: Newcastle
Source: CSI
Details: On list of prisoners transported by Newcastle per 'Elizabeth Henrietta'


180878
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818....
Date: 20 April 1824
Place: Newcastle
Source: NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825 (Ancestry)
Details: Charles Day in the service of government charged with theft from a fellow prisoner....William Worrall stated .....The cottage in which I reside was broken into yesterday during Government Hours of labour and blankets and some provisions belonging to me stolen. The blanket now before the court is one of them....The Chief Constable states....The prisoner belongs to the water carriers gang. After he had finished his days work yesterday instead of going to barracks he absconded; I soon after discovered the prisoners water buckets and the blanket now before the court. Sentenced to 75 lashes and hard labour in the mine


181128
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818....
Date: 18 March 1825
Place: Newcastle
Source: NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825 (Ancestry)
Details: Charles Day, in the service of government, charged with theft....The Rev. Middleton states...In the beginning of the last month some wheat was brought down the river for me. On its arrival at the wharf a bag of it was stolen, the bag of wheat now produced I believe to be my property. John Stronach states - I saw Day wheeling a bag of wheat up George Street. I had heard that Rev. Middleton had lost some. I immediately told Mr. Dixon what I had seen.....Mr. Frederick Dixon states....In consequence of Stronachs information, I went up George Street, and crossed into Mr. Rileys yard. I there found the bag of wheat now before the court - it was covered over by a jacket belonging to the prisoner. The prisoner in his defence stated - I found the wheat under the wharf; I had heard that Mr. Middleton had lost some. I wheeled it in a barrow towards George Street and then gave it to a man named Lewis (since sent to Port Macquarie ) to take to the Chief constable. He mistook what I said to him and wheeled it to Rileys. Charles Day sentenced to 50 lashes and 3 years at Port Macquarie


167986
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818.....
Date: April 1824
Place: Newcastle
Source: State Records NSW. Colonial Secretary's Correpondence. Special Bundles, 1794-1825. Series 898
Details: Assigned to government service. Sentenced to 75 lashes for theft from a fellow prisoner


38354
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818......
Date: 1824 April, 1825 March
Place: Newcastle
Source: Colonial Secretary's Papers. Monthly Return of Corporal Punishments inflicted at Newcastle
Details: Assigned to Government service. Sentenced to 50 lashes for theft


38355
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818......
Date: 1824 29 June
Place: Newcastle
Source: CSI
Details: Convict assigned to John Earle


38357
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818......
Date: 1825 14 November
Place: Newcastle
Source: CSI
Details: Runaway escaped from Newcastle in the cutter 'Eclipse'


167905
Surname: Day
First Name: Charles
Ship: Lady Castlereagh 1818......
Date: December 1824
Place: Newcastle
Source: State Records NSW. Colonial Secretary's Correpondence. Special Bundles, 1794-1825. Series 898
Details: Assigned to government service. Sentenced by the Wallis Plains Bench to 100 lashes for there being a strong suspicion that he robbed the farm of Dr. Moran. Peter Brady, William Dunn and Nerean Allen punished similarly for the same reason